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Released: March 17, 2017
Navigating our shameful, maddeningly complex student aid system
Source: Ron Lieber - N.Y. Times (Paid Registration)
This month, the federal government switched off a tool that student financial aid applicants used to import their tax data into forms, adding laborious steps to a process that the tool was supposed to simplify. The possibility of identity theft was the stated reason, big enough to shut down the tool in the middle of the busy season for people seeking aid.
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